Remembering William Carlos Williams, by James Laughlin, New Directions Books, 1995.
Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, Dear Theo, Doubleday & Co., 1969.
The Journal of Eugene Delacroix, translated by Lucy Norton, Phaidon Press, 1995.
The Manifesto of Futurism, by F.T. Marinetti, translated by R.W. Flint and Arthur A. Cappotelli, printed in Poems of the Millennium, edited by Jerome Rothenburg and Pierre Joris, University of California Press, 1995.
War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Rosemary Edmonds, Penguin Clasics edition, 1968.
Lines 1,2, 4, 6, 8 and 10, from Rilke's "Antistrophes," translated by Stephen Mitchell. The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Vintage Books, 1982.
William Carlos Williams' "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower." Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems, New Directions, 1962.
Marguerite Yourcenar, L'Invention d'une Vie, by Joysane Savigneau. Gallimard 1990. Translations are my own.
Joseph Ceravolo's "Passion for the Sky." The Green Lake Is Awake: Selected Poems by Joseph Ceravolo, Coffee House Press, 1994.